Consultant for Evaluation of Trauma-Informed Care practice in HVN Program

Hagar, established in 1994, is a specialist trauma-informed care agency that works primarily with women and children suffering from trauma as a result of human trafficking, slavery and abuse. Since 2009, Hagar Vietnam has responded to the needs of survivors of human trafficking, violence, and abuse nationally through community-based services and training programs. Today, Hagar implements programs in Afghanistan, Cambodia, Singapore, and Vietnam, and through partners in Myanmar and the Solomon Islands.

In 2022, Hagar Vietnam reached more than 689.720 people directly and indirectly through our five 2023-2025 strategic goals: Heal survivors, Scale prevention efforts, increase capacity to impact, promote awareness and influence systemic change, and empower and equip survivors.

Hagar Vietnam responds to the needs of vulnerable women and children to receive multi-sectoral trauma-informed support and social services to heal and recover. We build awareness of families and local authorities on the impact trauma has upon survivors, and survivor-friendly strategies to prevent re-traumatization. Aligned to our strategic goals, our key activities include.

  • Heal: The Whole Journey project, which provides multisector support and access to social services for survivors.
  • Prevention: We work through local authorities to build community knowledge about rights, national legislation, and the need to protect vulnerable women and children from human exploitation, violence, and abuse.
  • Partner: We scale up the impact of our work, by building the capacity of partners, including the Vietnamese Government’s Women Union and like-minded agencies, to deliver Hagar’s specialized model of trauma-informed care in their own work.
  • Empower: We seek to build the leadership skills of survivors and facilitate opportunities for them to increase their voice and agency at community, national and international levels.
  • Influence: Field experiences evidence advocacy and influencing efforts, to strengthen national legislation and implementation standards, whenever we can.

In working with survivors and high-risk communities of domestic violence, human trafficking and sexual abuse, we prioritise safety of both staff, direct beneficiaries and communities. Acquiring knowledge and skills on emergencies first aid is one of essential skills capacities building for our staff.

Hagar Vietnam has been adapted and applied Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) practice in different layers as organizational management, project implementation at communities, and in supporting service with survivors of human trafficking, domestic violence, and abuse. To learn about its appropriateness and influence, Hagar Vietnam will conduct the research of the impact of TIC approach at different level in order to improve our practice in the near future.

The research will be conducted with beneficiaries (who received comprehensive or single service) and practitioners who are Hagar staff and local authorities who got training on TIC. Hagar international is looking for experienced, qualified consultant for Evaluation of Trauma-Informed Care practice in HVN program as attached TOR.

Working location: Hanoi

Interested consultant(s) should send their profile to Hagar International in Vietnam via [email protected]. The profile should include an application letter explaining your interest in the consultancy and why you are the most suited candidate for this position, updated CVs and propose consultancy rate for these trainings.

The closing date for application is on 8 September 2023. Hagar International Foundation is an equal opportunity organization. We strictly adhere to safeguarding policy and child protection practices. We will conduct the background check, including criminal record checks throughout the selection process where possible. Women and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Due to the volume of applications, only short-listed candidates will be contacted and CVs cannot be returned.


Job Details
Organisation Name: 
Vị trí: 
Application Deadline: 
Fri, 2023-09-08